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Changes in the temporary staffing industry could help you hold down labor costs--if you are willing to be a tough negotiator who shops around.
This article covers an emerging trend in how some tech companies finance their growth today. Rather than approach equity investors for early-stage funds, many entrepreneurs now prefer to bootstrap their growth by generally taking advantage of lower startup costs.
Bootstrapping is a tactic to help you spend less cash and therefore need less to operate your business. This article discusses ways to bootstrap your business operations.
In 2003, Alex Welch observed that e-commerce and social networking users were in need of an easy-to-use centralized hub to store and publish media. In this article, he explains how he founded a company based on this idea by bootstrapping his startup and later raising outside money.
Use this tool to push beyond your current practices by considering growth opportunities through market penetration, line expansion, market expansion, and new product development.
This article lists and explains five steps to building your personal brand. The basics are to develop expertise and then become known for that expertise. It takes more than networking to get noticed; it takes a good product. In this case, that product is you.
Learn how a clearly defined brand identity can help build your business, even in the face of fierce competition.
At a time when branding is more important than ever for entrepreneurs, Lillian Vernon, the doyenne of direct-mail retailing, talks about branding herself to reach her customers. In the past half century, the strategy has enabled her company to get valuable publicity, as well as more easily extend its product line and weather times of crisis, the author writes.
This all-inclusive Trade Guide, created by the U.S. Small Business Administration and AT&amp;T, is a must-read if you are considering a global sales strategy.
This serial entrepreneur shares the story of how she came to understand the importance of recruiting experienced entrepreneurs to her board of directors. In one instance a new director advised her to hold off accepting an offer for her company, enabling the company to grow and gain value for potential sale later.
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